Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Oslo
Department Name: 
Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics
Street Line 1: 
P.O. Box 1029 Blindern
Job Announcement Text: 

A position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow is available at the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics of the University of Oslo. The appointment is a fulltime position and is made for a period of up to three years (up to 10% of which is devoted to required duties, usually in the form of teaching activities).

The faculty of the Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics consists of 15 associate and full professors, of these 13 are permanent professors/associate professors and 2 are adjunct professors shared with other institutions. The Institute employs about 16 postdoctoral and advanced research fellows. The Institute has three major research groups, one for solar physics, one for extragalactic astrophysics and one for cosmology. 

This position is open for candidates both within the solar physics, extragalactic astronomy and cosmology research groups. In selection, weight will be given to the documented research potential of the candidates, and to how their research competences can interact with and complement the research activities of one of the three research groups. The selected candidate must be able to start in the position before the 30th of September, 2018.

We offer:

  • Salary NOK 490 900 – 569 000 per annum depending on qualifications in position as Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (position code 1352)
  • A professionally stimulating working environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits and a generous pension agreement, in addition to Oslo’s family-friendly environment with its rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities

For information and link to the electronic recruitment portal (only complete applications submitted through the recruitment portal will be processed), see:

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 22, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Ørjan Pretorius
HR Officer
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
2017/11863 - 1352
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Per B. Lilje